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  1. fair play(Noun)

    Good behavior, following the rules


  1. Fair Play

    Fair Play was an American-bred Thoroughbred racehorse who was successful on the track, but even more so as a sire. His grandsire was Spendthrift, whose grandsire was the English Triple Crown champion West Australian. While successful on the track until an injury cut short his racing career, Fair Play gained his most fame as a sire. Among his better progeny were: ⁕Display - 1926 Preakness Stakes winner and sire of Discovery ⁕Man o' War - chosen #1 in the Blood-Horse magazine List of the Top 100 U.S. Racehorses of the 20th Century ⁕Mad Play - 1924 Belmont Stakes winner ⁕Ladkin - 1924 International Stakes No.2 winner ⁕Mad Hatter - 1921 U.S. Champion Older Male Horse ⁕Chance Play - 1927 United States Horse of the Year ⁕Chance Shot - 1927 Belmont Stakes winner; sire of Belmont Stakes winner Peace Chance ⁕Fairmount - U.S. Hall of Fame steeplechase champion Following the death of owner August Belmont, Jr. in 1924, Fair Play was sold to Joseph E. Widener, proprietor of Elmendorf Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, where he remained until his death on December 17, 1929. Widener, a dedicated horseman, buried Fair Play in the Elmendorf Farm cemetery and erected a nearly life-size bronze statue at the head of his grave.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fair play in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fair play in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yannis Vardinoyannis:

    We have faith in our new Government and I personally welcome this type of approach where fair play, the law and regulations will prevail.

  2. Gao Zhidan:

    China have been firmly against doping and have a zero-tolerance approach to this particular problem, we have made it very clear that we want to ensure fair play and the well-being of athletes.

  3. Alfredo Hawit:

    The foundation of our game is fair play, and we must take the required steps to reinforce the importance of this principle, this review will allow the Confederation to take the next step towards improving refereeing across the region.

  4. Wade Oosterman:

    The reason people sponsor sport is to connect to the ideals of sport, it's the joy of the game, it's competition, it's integrity and fair play, it's all those positive attributes - and thank God the Women's World Cup represents those in spades.

  5. Olympic Committee Secretary General:

    We would like to thank the IAAF for the trust they have placed in us and guarantee to deliver on our commitments, We extend our warmest appreciation to the teams from Eugene and Barcelona for their friendship, fair play and respect throughout the bidding process. .

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